Great Classroom Resources by Elizabeth Jacobs

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog. The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education. All items featured can be purchased by downloading the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog or by using use the fillable order form.

Looking for excellent classroom resources and supplements for young children by Elizabeth Jacobs?

A partial list and summary of these excellent publications includes:

So Great a God – Stories about the Wonders of God – Student Book

22SoGreat AInspire children’s wonder and love of God! Contains beautiful color illustrations that complement 12

stories about God, including the Creation, No- ah’s Ark, Jacob’s Ladder, Annunciation, Transfiguration,

Prodigal Son, Greatness of the Sacraments, Resurrection, etc. Each story includes a craft project. A

wonderful resource for any Sunday School or home school. 24 pages. (Ages 5–8)

So Great a God – Teacher’s Guide

22 teachers guidsDesigned in a storyteller’s format with large color illustrations so that it may be easily read aloud to a

group. Includes 12 lesson plans with activities that involve the mind, body and senses, along with

reproducible craft pages. Spiral bound, 80 pages. • Blessed Is the Kingdom – An Interactive Orthodox

Catechism • A uniquely interactive children’s catechism combining Scripture, theology, the wisdom of

the saints and liturgical verses to create a personal journey of knowledge of the Orthodox faith. Includes

Creation, the Nativity, Pentecost, Baptism, and more. Contains 13 craft projects and a craft pouch of

materials to bring Orthodox teachings to life. Spiral bound, 72 pages. (Ages 8-11)

Blessed Is the Kingdom, Teacher’s Guide

22 teachersBIncludes complete student textbook and 20 lesson plans designed to actively engage children through

plays, object lessons and many interesting activities. Spiral bound, 115 pages. (Ages 8–11)

 

 

How to Order from the Department of Religious Education

To learn more about these excellent publications and how to order, visit religioused.goarch.org; and view new releases and seasonal flyers, browse or download the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog and fillable order forms. To order, call (800) 566-1088, fax (617) 850-1489 or email religioused@goarch.org.

All items featured can be purchased by downloading the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog or by using use the fillable order form.

Published on behalf of Dr. Anton C. Vrame, PhD, Director, Department of Religious Education.

Mission of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

The mission of the Department of Religious Education is to serve the parishes and dioceses of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America by providing materials and services that will advance their programs of religious education.

The Department also serves individuals, organizations, military bases, ecumenical groups, and overseas parishes with catechetical resources that advance the spiritual admonition to: “Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” 2 Peter 3:18

To learn more about the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, click here.

About the Department of Religious Education Director – Dr. Anton C Vrame

Anton C. Vrame, Ph.D., is Director of the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. He was appointed Director of the Department by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, effective January 1, 2007. Dr. Vrame is Adjunct Associate Professor of Religious Education at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. He is the author of The Educating Icon: Teaching Wisdom and Holiness in the Orthodox Way (Holy Cross Orthodox Press). In this book, he proposes a theory or theology of education for the Orthodox Christian Church based on the art, theology, and life of the Byzantine icon. He is also the editor of three other books, and the author of journal articles and chapters in books on Orthodox Christian Religious Education, published both in English and Greek.

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